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Torin Douglas Torin Douglas | 10:30 UK time, Tuesday, 3 August 2010

I'm the BBC's media correspondent and this is my brief selection of what's going on.

ITV's chief executive Adam Crozier has announced a move into pay-TV. ITV will launch HD versions of ITV2, ITV3 and ITV4 as pay channels on Sky. It made a pre-tax profit of £97m in the first half of the year, as ad revenue rose 18%the BBC reports.

The Telegraph says Virgin Media has made a formal competition complaint about Project Canvas, saying the video-on-demand service could become the "National Health glasses" of the television world.

The Telegraph reports that Katie Derham tells Radio Times that young female newsreaders are not dim.

The BBC newspaper review says the UK visit by Pakistan's president following the row over David Cameron's remark on the country exporting terror is covered by many of the day's papers.

Links in full

BBC | ITV to launch HD channels on Sky
Neil Midgley | Telegraph | Virgin Media makes formal complaint against Project Canvas
Anita Singh | Telegraph | Talk of TV autocuties is 'arrant nonsense'
BBC | Newspaper review

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